1. Introduction 2. Fire ignition and spread 3. Combustion, pyrolysis, and smoke and char formation 4. Typical groups of flame retardants and intumescent additives 5. Mechanisms of action of flame retardants 6. Selection of flame retardants for different polymers
George Wypych has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. His professional expertise includes both university teaching (full professor) and research and development. He has published 18 books, 47 scientific papers, and he has obtained 16 patents. He specializes in polymer additives, polymer processing and formulation, material durability and the development of sealants and coatings.